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  1. Boer War (1899-1902)
  2. settlement colonies
  3. Great Trek
  4. Boer Republics
  5. Captain James Cook
  1. a Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor
  2. b Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control
  3. c Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  4. d Movement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal
  5. e English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  2. Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies
  3. Colonies in which European settlers made up the overwhelming majority of the population; small numbers of native inhabitants were typically reduced by disease and wars of conquest; typical of British holdings in North America and Australia with growing independence in the 19th century
  4. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.
  5. Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

5 True/False Questions

  1. Plassey (1757)Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India


  2. white racial supremacyBelief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I


  3. Matarama port city in northeastern Brazil


  4. Cecil RhodesBorn in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism


  5. tropical dependenciesWestern European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations


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